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America's Cup: Sir Michael Fay, club veterans quit over Barcelona move

RNZ 19 Aug 2022
Veteran America's Cup campaigner Sir Michael Fay has resigned from the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron, in protest at the Cup's defence going offshore ... Now, in an open letter to Royal NZ Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) Commodore Aaron Young, Sir Michael has tendered his resignation.

Alcohol consumption on boats at Fireworks Championships sparks warning

BBC News 19 Aug 2022
Harbour authorities in Plymouth have issued a warning not to mix alcohol with boating ... A statement on behalf of all the Statutory Harbour Authorities in Plymouth said ... The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) states it "does not condone the drinking of alcohol whilst in charge of a boat" and encourages boaters to act responsibly in this regard.

'This is wrong': Kiwi America's Cup icon resigns in protest at Barcelona move

NewstalkZB 19 Aug 2022
Kiwi America's Cup icon Sir Michael Fay has resigned his 46 year membership of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in protest at the club's decision to sanction the sale of venue and hosting rights for the next Cup defence by Team New Zealand ... They highlight the relevant Deed of Gift passage ... Sir Michael Fay. Photo / File ... "This is wrong ... .

Watch: On Burj Khalifa and above Arabian Sea, Indian tricolour flies high across UAE

Gulf News 15 Aug 2022
On Sunday, a yacht parade organised by a women’s group saw the Indian flag fluttering above Arabian Sea. The parade involving 50 yachts decked up with tricolour balloons and flags was organised by ‘Where in Tamil Nadu’ (WIT) group in association with Royal Star Yachts.

Water beds: the UK’s 10 best floating hotels

The Observer 14 Aug 2022
If you can tear yourself away for some culture, Tate Liverpool is a 15-minute walk away or you can enjoy access to the restaurant and bar at the Liverpool Yacht Club and Marina, where the boat is moored ... Built in Finland, this sleek yacht, berthed in the Royal Victoria Dock, offers rooms and suites that are surprisingly spacious and good value ... .

20 best adventures on the water around the UK – from canyoning to white-water rafting

The Observer 14 Aug 2022
White-water rafting on the Snowdonia River, north Wales ... Stay at Plas Yn Dre (doubles from £120 B&B;, a buzzy hotel and restaurant on Bala High Street ... Kayak class, Beaulieu River ... Taster sessions and Royal Yachting Association (RYA) courses are on offer, along with a wide range of equipment to hire for those with more experience.

Kylie Jenner gifted rare $100,000 handbag for 25th birthday

Sierra County Sentinel 12 Aug 2022
'The Kardashians' star marked the milestone on Wednesday (08.10.22) and she celebrated in style by jetting off to an exotic location to party on a yacht in the sunshine with her loved ones - and she was given an extra special present by her mum Kris Jenner who handed over a pricey designer bag which is one of only three ever made.

Doctors in sarees, yacht parade, 'flash mobs' - Indian expats gear up for August 15

Gulf News 11 Aug 2022
Flash mobs, yacht parade, blood donation drives, art exhibitions and more -- a series of events have been planned by Indian expats and missions in the UAE ahead of India’s 76th Independence Day on August 15 ... Yacht parade ... She said Ansari Basheer, owner of Royal Star Yachts, tied up with the group to organise the parade.

Caledonian cruise fit for a Queen: Boarding a country house hotel ship beloved by the ...

The Daily Mail 10 Aug 2022
The best-known repeat guests are the Royal Family. In 2006, the Queen, who since her beloved yacht Britannia was decommissioned in 1997 had been greatly missing starting her annual holiday in Scotland with a cruise around the Outer Hebrides, chartered Hebridean Princess to celebrate her 80th birthday.

Court circular: August 6-7, 2022

The Times/The Sunday Times 08 Aug 2022
The Princess Royal, Patron, Wetwheels Foundation, and Honorary Member, Royal Yacht Squadron, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, today attended The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Sailing Review, Cowes ...

A right royal terraced house on a sought-after Dún Laoghaire square for €1.795m

The Irish Times 08 Aug 2022
12 Royal Terrace West, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin Thu Aug 11 2022 - 05.05 ... There’s an abundance of sailing clubs including the Royal Irish, Royal St George and National yacht Club dotted around Dún Laoghaire Harbour while the town itself is within easy reach of good schools and served by excellent public transport links.

The time a high school guidance counselor built a Viking ship to sail to Norway

MinnPost 08 Aug 2022
Robert Asp dreamed of building and sailing a Viking ship as a way to connect with his Norwegian heritage. He read several books on the subject while recovering from a broken leg after a fall. Once recovered, he began working on the ship in earnest ... The crew was honored in many celebrations, including a royal visit with the king of Norway on his yacht.

A Libertarian utopia was actually tried - and it failed miserably

Alternet 07 Aug 2022
Without an army or navy to call on, the king recruited a five-man convict work detail to undertake the invasion and, to add gravitas to the expedition, a four-piece brass band played the Tongan national anthem from on-board the royal yacht Olovaba to inspire the troops.

Archie's final hours: Mother of schoolboy makes last-chance appeal to European Court and says doctors ...

The Daily Mail 03 Aug 2022
Hollie Dance has been holding a vigil by his bed side at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel overnight where doctors are planning to turn off his ventilator at 11am ... Pictured, his family outside the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel yesterday ... Pictured outside the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel, east London.

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